Solemn strikes the funeral chime! Notes of our departing time,
As we journey here below, On a pilgrimage of woe.
Brothers, now indulge a tear, For mortality is here!
See how wide her trophies wave, O'er the slumbers of the grave.
Here another guest we bring, Seraphs of celestial wing,
To our funeral altar come, Waft a friend and brother home.
Lord of all, below, above, Fill our hearts with Truth and Love.
As dissolves our earthly tie, Take us to Thy Lodge on High.